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Board of Governors

Name of Governor Role Responsibility Date of appointment
Mr Simon Goon Chair &
Sub-committee Member
Health and Safety, Finance, Personnel, Premises, Projects  Appointed Chairman on 14.07.17
Mrs Kerina Clark Local Governor & Sub-committee Member   27.09.17
Mr James Cockburn Local Governor  &
Sub-committee Member
  11.10.17
Councillor Peter Mole MBE Local Governor Local Authority Liaison 01.12.08
Mr Duncan Podbury Local Governor  Ethos 11.10.17
Mr Ross Smith Local Governor  Stakeholder and Community Engagement, and Sub-committee Member  11.10.17
Mrs Judith Sword Local Governor & Sub-committee Member  SEN, and Sub-committee 15.12.14
Mrs Sarah Wade Vice Chair & Local Governor Vice-Chair, and Safeguarding and Child Protection, LAC 10.07.15
Name Status
Mr Matt Waterfield Principal
Mr Darren Warburton Finance Director
Miss Christine Taylor Company Secretary

The local governing body appoints each governor after the completion of skills audit to ensure a full comprehensive cohort of governors. The term of office is for the duration of four years after which they may be re-elected.  All governors have been appointed by the Local Governing Body unless otherwise stated. Each governor is required to declare his or her interests which may conflict with the College.

Interests can be found on the attached document.  pdfIcon
Governors’ attendance at Local Governing Board meetings can be found in the attached document. pdfIcon

Governance functions are delegated to the Local Governing Body (“LGB”) by the ESF Board.  The details of the delegation are contained within a scheme of delegation which can be found in the Governance section of the ESF website.

Curriculum and Standards Sub-committee

Emmanuel College currently has in place a Curriculum and Standards Sub-committee. This was formed on 29 February 2016 by the Local Governing Body. The Sub-committee’s role is to take a strategic overview of monitoring information and educational outcomes. The Sub-committee’s terms of reference can be found here

Name Status Date of appointment
Mr James Cockburn Chairman 11.10.17
Mr Simon Goon Sub-committee Member 29.02.16
Mr Nathanael Ogborn Staff Member 11.10.17
Dr Katy Benbow Staff Member 29.02.16
 Mrs Judith Sword  Sub-committee Member  26.04.18

Member attendance at Sub-committee meetings can be found here 
The declarations of interest for the Curriculum and Standards Sub-committee can be found here.
Any letter intended for the Chairman of the Sub-committee should be address to Miss C Taylor, Company Secretary, Trinity House, Sixth Avenue, Blyth, NE24 2SY.

 

Finance and Resources Sub-committee

Emmanuel College currently has in place a Finance and Resources Sub-committee.  This was formed on 15 March 2016 by the Local Governing Body. The Sub-committee’s terms of reference can be found here.

Name Status Date of appointment
Mr Simon Goon Chairman 29.02.16
Mrs Kerina Clark Sub-committee Member 27.09.17
Mr Mark Hall Staff Member 11.10.17
Mr Ross Smith Sub-committee Member 26.04.18

Member attendance at Sub-committee meetings can be found here.

The declarations of interest for the Finance and Resources Sub-committee can be found here.

Any letter intended for the Chairman of the Sub-committee should be address to Miss C Taylor, Company Secretary, Trinity House, Sixth Avenue, Blyth, NE24 2SY.

 

The structure of Emmanuel Schools Foundation can be found in the Governance section of the ESF website and the memorandum and articles of association of ESF can be found here.
The Board of Directors can be found here.
The ESF Funding Agreement can be found here. 

The current members of Emmanuel Schools Foundation are:- Reverend Professor Dr David Wilkinson, Pastor Kenneth Stone, Dr Beverley Kenny and Nigel Robson.